World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Matthew Kapstein

Article Id: WHEBN0024781883
Reproduction Date:

Title: Matthew Kapstein  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: University of Chicago Divinity School, Tibet, Faith in Buddhism, Catuṣkoṭi, History of Religions (journal)
Collection: American Male Writers, Living People, Tibetologists
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Matthew Kapstein

Matthew Kapstein is a scholar of Tibetan religions and Buddhism at the University of Chicago Divinity School. One of his study areas has concentrated on Tibetan culture and the influence of China's invasion.[1]

Works

  • Buddhism in contemporary Tibet: religious revival and cultural identity, University of California Press, 1998.
  • The presence of light: divine radiance and religious experience, University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History, Wisdom Publications, 2002.
  • Contributions to the cultural history of early Tibet (Volume 14 of Brill's Tibetan studies library), BRILL, 2007.
  • The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory, Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Buddhism Between Tibet and China, Wisdom Publications, 2009.
  • Reason's traces: identity and interpretation in Indian & Tibetan Buddhist thought, Wisdom Publications, 2001

References

  1. ^ Butterfield, Fox (October 11, 1987). "Tibet is Torn By Ancient Animosities". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 

External links

  • Page at Divinity School


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.